Contact software developers when adding a port

Andrea D'Amore and.damore at
Thu Dec 16 07:34:51 PST 2010

On Thu, Dec 16, 2010 at 2:25 PM, Takeshi Enomoto
<takeshi at> wrote:
> My opinion was to count downloads of source from MacPorts mirror if possible.

You could setup a script on a web server and get a rough estimate of
activation by accessing it using curl in a pre- phase, most likely
fetch or activate. Beware that without a network connection available
this could break "system" tcl command, so you should put curl in OR
with "exit 0".


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